November 10, 2012, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
11-5:30pm; Anthropology Seminar Room
Brett Carter, "Expanding the Governing Coalition: "Unite and Rule", Loyalist Monitoring, and the Sorcery Masonic Lodge"
Mariaflavia Harari and Eliana La Ferrara, "Conflict, Climate and Cells: A Disaggregated Analysis"
James Long, "The Determinants of Ethnic Voting"
Marcella Alsan, "The Effect of the TseTse Fly on African Development"
March 30, 2012, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
12-6pm; Milikan Room (E53-482)
Robert Bates (with Steven Block), "Revisiting African Agriculture: Institutional Change and Productivity Growth"
Michael Kremer (with Esther Duflo and Pascaline Dupas), "School Governance, Teacher Incentives, and Pupil-Teacher Ratios: Experimental Evidence from Kenyan Primary Schools"
Daniel N. Posner (with Eric Kramon), "Ethnic Favoritism in Primary Education in Kenya"
Tristan Reed (with Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson), "Chiefs"